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Senator Launches Investigation into Postal Service Delay

Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers are calling on the U.S. Postal Service to reverse operational changes causing countrywide delays, as a record number of mail-in ballots are expected for the election. Thanks to the numerous letters sent by both parties, an investigation has now been launched into the matter by …

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Lyft Driver Attacked Mid-Ride Over COVID Protective Shield

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A Lyft driver was attacked by his passenger in Flagler Beach, FL, over the coronavirus protections in his car. The driver told police that his passenger started screaming at him before putting him in a chokehold, over the plastic partition he put up to protect his passengers (and himself) against …

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Blackstone Will Acquire Ancestry.com for $4.7 Billion

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Blackstone Group Inc (BX.N) agreed to acquire genealogy provider Ancestry.com Inc from private equity rivals for $4.7 billion, on Wednesday. Blackstone is buying Ancestry.com from private equity firms Silver Lake, Spectrum Equity and Permira. There has been a significant increase in Ancestry.com’s value in the last four years compared to when Silver Lake and GIC invested …

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Yes, Coronavirus Can Spread Through the Air, According to WHO

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Throughout the course of the Pandemic, there’s been a lot of misinformation spread about the coronavirus. Truthfully, there’s a lot experts still don’t know. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So if you’ve been wondering, “Can the coronavirus spread through the air?” The World Health Organization says, yes, it could happen. The keyword here, though—could. …

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